Department of Sociology

Lilla Pivnick

M.A., Sociology, University of Texas at Austin

Lilla Pivnick



Gender and Health, Demography, Children and Youth, Education, Work and Occupations


Lilla Pivnick is a fourth year graduate student in sociology at the University of Texas at Austin and a NICHD Pre-doctoral Research Trainee at the Population Research Center. Her research interests include gender and health, demography, education, and children and youth.

A former teacher, Lilla is most interested in professional care work (teaching, nursing, social work) and schools as contexts through which health and child/adolescent development play out. Her current research projects address teacher health and wellbeing, changing characteristics of teachers and the teaching profession, and the social contexts and consequences of high school peer crowds over time.

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